image MS_131_79
Image number: RS.16407
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Vietnamese pot-bellied pig

Date

4 August 1693

Creator

Henry Hunt (d.1713, British), Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p79

Material

Dimensions

height (paper): 182mm
width (paper): 295mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Study of sow inscribed: 'An East Indian sow kept by Justis Conyers at Waltham ‘stoe & there drawn August 4th 1693. f[ecit]. H. Hunt. being almost Naked all over only some few piles of heire on y. upper parts and y. skin as black as a Negro.'

Watermarked 'OMPANY'.

Transcription

At the bottom: An East Indean sow kept by Justis Conyers at Waltham - 'Stoe & there drawn August 4th 1693 per HHunt being almost Naked all over only some few piles of heire on ye uper parts and ye skinn as black as a Negro.
Transcribed by the Making Visible project

Object history

bad attribute around //www.historyofparli

Associated place

<The World>
   > Asia
      > Vietnam